Aspiring Olympic Hosts Take Cues From the ‘Atlanta Model’

Since the Olympic Torch last passed through Atlanta in 1996, bidding for the Games has become a much more complex process with reforms that force cities to think of their legacy from the outset, according to a World Affairs Council of Atlanta panel April 9. 

White Student Union Founder Defends Link to Supremacist Group

Incoming student Patrick Sharp is denying claims that his new White Student Union supports neo-Nazi messages or racial bigotry, despite links to the controversial organization “Traditionalist Youth Network.”

Letter From the Editor: Welcome to Georgia State

Three years ago, I became a part of something that, at the time, I never imagined would become such an integral part of my life.

Student Developer Jovonni Pharr Launches SayRoom

A few miles west of Georgia State in a street just off Howell Mill is a medium-sized office complex hung with big, brown and bold letters on the outside known as Strongbox West.

Give the Falcons Their Due

Coming off a spectacular blowout of last year’s Super Bowl winners last week and a convincing defeat of the Detroit Lions on Saturday to secure the No. 1 NFC seed and home field advantage throughout the playoffs, the Atlanta Falcons are arguably the team to beat this year.

Looper: A Refreshing Take on the Genre

At first glance, writer-director Rian Johnson’s new film about a hit man of the future seemingly destined to kill his older, time-traveling self – or loop – seems a bit outlandish.

Show Us Some Respect

Last week, I decided to do a little survey in one of my classes regarding student support of Georgia State athletics.

Three Cheers for (Student) Democracy

It’s been said that laws are like sausages – it’s best not to see them made. I could not disagree more.

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